2014-04-21The government and civil society are funding and implementing programmes for young Roma to attend school and improve their social integration.
2014-04-16Several nations receive Russian gas via Ukraine. In other business news: Albania's credit rating sees improvement and Turkey's military spending surpasses Canada.
2014-04-02Reforms allow Athens to tap into bailout money set aside by international lenders. In other business news: Improved economic conditions allow Cyprus to drop its ceiling on daily cash withdrawals.
2014-04-01The Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs initiative allows citizens of Balkan states and Turkey to test their knowledge abroad.
2014-03-28The European Commission will present an energy plan in June.
2014-03-25Officials and regional security experts view the Alliance as crucial to the region's prosperity.
2014-03-24Diplomacy is the only way out of the deadlock in Crimea, officials say.
2014-03-20The annexation of Crimea has many worried about Russian ambition in Eastern Europe.
2014-03-19The cities were chosen based on categories including human resources and life and business environment. Also in business news: Cyprus appoints Georghadji as new central bank governor.
2014-03-14Beijing has made clear that it wants to retain good relations with the new, pro-Western coalition government in Kiev.
2014-03-13Balkan countries remain a dangerous place for journalists, according to a recent report on media freedom.
2014-03-13Now in its fourth year, INTERPA is a growing international organisation aimed at improving the quality of police training.
2014-03-07Joint training operations and preparation for multi-national exercises are the focal points of military co-operation between Bulgaria and Serbia.
2014-03-07A new liberalised transit permit regime between Bulgaria and Turkey should help businesses and develop the economy in both countries, officials and business owners say.
2014-03-05A loan from the IMF will help Albania undertake economic reforms. Also in business news: Turkey wants to increase its 20 percent stake in the Trans-Anatolia Gas Pipeline project to 30 percent by April.
2014-03-03Child beggars on the streets are a global phenomenon, but experts and NGOs in Southeast Europe are urging governments to take action.
2014-02-28Memories of friendship and solidarity were forged among athletes from the Balkans and Turkey during the 2014 Sochi Games.
2014-02-26Improving the financial climate will attract investment, the Union said. In other business news: Bulgaria and Macedonia seek more funding for Corridor 8.
2014-02-25A new book series sheds light on the exodus of ethnic Turks from Bulgaria in 1989 reminds the two communities of the importance of preserving friendship.
2014-02-21Remembering victims of war crimes and genocide contributes to reconciliation and tolerance, bloggers say.
The Union sets new criteria for membership candidate countries and potential candidates.